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South Alabama Wins National Portfolio Challenge

By the time a college student reaches the 400 level of financial education, basic economic formulas have generally been digested and it’s time to...

A New Universe of Medical Research

Alabama is well represented in this newest field of medical research. Perhaps more promising than the genome is the new frontier of the microbiome — your gut microbes and “all of the bugs that are living in symbiotic relationship with us.”

How I Got My Start: Tuskegee University’s Shaik Jeelani

Tuskegee University produces more research per capita than any other historically black college, and one reason is Shaik Jeelani. Tuskegee made a place for him 45 years ago and he was never persuaded to leave.

The Benefit of Executive MBA Programs

Students in executive MBA programs already have an average of 16 years of work experience. They are looking for information they can use instantly.

Auburn Soil Lab Gets $43M Infusion

A venerable soil research facility at Auburn University is expecting a $43 million funding infusion from Congress for a new facility that will continue its work of improving global food production.

Tuskegee Spotlights Homegrown Icons Hurston, Ellison, Murray

A two-year grant totaling nearly $100,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities will help Tuskegee University faculty produce curriculum, digital humanities resources and community engagement activities focused on three black authors with ties to Alabama.

UAB’s Intensive Care for Rural Clinics

Management agreements between UAB Hospital and three rural hospitals is relieving pressure on UAB, preserving local economies and saving lives.

Scanning the Social Media Minefield

UAH collaborates with a headhunter to create software that inspects candidates’ social media histories.

Can You Really Teach Innovation?

You better bet on it, say the students and educators at UAB, which has just opened the Bill L. Harbert Institute, devoted to the methodology.

Auburn Invests in Native Invention

Auburn University’s two-year-old Launch initiative has invested $300,000 in university-born research — looking to bridge the gap between lab testing and commercialization.

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